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: meanwhile, let's take a look at john f. kennedy's inaugural back in the '60s. >> our country and all who serve it, and the globe from that-- and truly like the world and so, my fellow americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. and that was fantastic. >> it was. it's probably the single most memorable and quotable line in american presidential history and again, what's interesting, like fdr, the back drop for that speech was the cold war and we were actually losing it. we had lost in the space race early on to the soviets and feeling a bit demoralized and he was saying it's service to the country. >> steve: do we know who writes the speeches? is it general the white house speech shop that does that or did the president write this himself. >> the kennedy speech, and ted sorenson his long time speech writer often asked that and his line was did you write that speech? he would say ask not dot-dot-dot. the presidents like to put their own words to paper and suspect that president obama, too, will have a big hand in crafting it. >> steve: did he
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